statutory lien
statutory lien
A lien arising under a statute, not including a security interest or judicial lien.
A real estate tax lien is an example of a statutory lien. (Bernstein's Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology)

A lien arising under a statute, not including a security interest or judicial lien. A real estate tax lien is an example of a statutory lien. (BankruptcyAction.com)

A lien arising under a statute, not including a security interest or judicial lien. A real estate tax lien is an example of a statutory lien. (California Bankruptcy Dictionary)

Under Title 11 U.S.C. Section 101:
(53) The term "statutory lien" means lien arising solely by force of a statute on specified circumstances or conditions, or lien of distress for rent, whether or not statutory, but does not include security interest or judicial lien, whether or not such interest or lien is provided by or is dependent on a statute and whether or not such interest or lien is made fully effective by statute.

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.

statutory lien
A lien arising under a statute, not including a security interest or judicial lien. A real estate tax lien is an example of a statutory lien.

US Bankruptcy 2012.


Glossary of Bankruptcy.

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  • lien — /liy(a)n/ A claim, encumbrance, or charge on property for payment of some debt, obligation or duty. Sullins v. Sullins, 65 Wash.2d 283, 396 P.2d 886, 888. Qualified right of property which a creditor has in or over specific property of his debtor …   Black's law dictionary

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